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Greene King Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Fabulous tour!!!

A great tour with a fantastic tour guide, Mark. The tour lasted around an hour and then we had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent brewery tour

What a fabulous tour, Mark our tour guide was brilliant mixing information with humour a perfect... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Our famous brewery tour is the perfect way to explore our beautiful brewhouse, discover our heritage and learn how we brew. Our brewhouse was built in 1938; featuring grand art deco windows, copper mash tuns and Italian marble surfaces. The tour...more
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Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
+44 1284 714297
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All reviews brewing process great tour our tour guide beer tasting at the end tasting session beer cafe different beers would highly recommend this tour old speckled hen stairs to climb tasting room marmalade enjoyable tour an excellent guide great beer abbot ale great afternoon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A goof tour with well informed guides. I have lived in Bury St Edmunds for over 30 years and this was my 1st tour. I drive past the brewery most days but never realised it was so large. The view from the brewery roof is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe P
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great tour with a fantastic tour guide, Mark. The tour lasted around an hour and then we had another half an hour where we were able to test 7 of their beers. Mark was fun and full of knowledge of the brewery. I myself...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fabulous tour, Mark our tour guide was brilliant mixing information with humour a perfect combination. Mark was very knowledgable and you could tell he is very passionate about his subject - brewing great beer. Tour lasted an hour followed by 30 min tasting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ZoeT643
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathy, our tour guide was friendly, humorous and seems to know everything about Green Kings. Answered all the questions that were asked. Sampling afterwards was informative and fun and we were fortunate enough to be with a really friendly crowd. Would recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank di_4591
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been on several brewery tours (Scotland, Cumbria & Cheshire) and as my husband is a keen GreeneKing and Morelands beer taster, I booked us onto their tour. We were not disappointed and our tour guide, Robin, was excellent and knowledgeable. The tour was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichelleG2982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked lunch for 4 people on Sunday Dec 22nd. I booked this in MAY to follow the Panto booked in the morning. This was to celebrate my mum’s birthday. We arrived to be ushered upstairs & told there was no booking-it had been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guide531854
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this. If you have an interest in beer then you have to do this. Really interesting walk around the brewery to see at first hand all the parts of the brewing process. Ending with a relaxing tasting drink in the bar. 5 stars...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luke C
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Had a tour of the brewery for a decent sized group which was very informative. The tour guides’ knowledge was extensive and his delivery was very warming and friendly. The tasting at the end was very relaxed and inviting and the gift shop went above...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank flicker89
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Very interesting tour the guide was very knowledgeable and informative with lots of tastings at the end will go again.There's lots of stairs so wear sensible shoes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ross T
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Loved it , well run by a guide who has a real passion for brewing and knows his stuff . Although not really a bitter drinker , sampling the various beers was quite pleasant. Lovely bit of history thrown in and great views from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Holly F
14 August 2018|
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Response from leeaniel | Reviewed this property |
Hi there yes you don’t need “tickets” and we arrived 15mins before the start time...... to have a pint :)
Gemma L
22 November 2017|
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Response from Cathy T | Property representative |
Absolutely... we're open 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and this weekend, if you're venturing to Bury for the Christmas Fayre, were open till 8pm....so do visit, and why not do a brewery tour too? Give us a call on 01284... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy T | Property representative |
Premier inn ip33 1ar if there aren't any spaces at the front of the brewery Cheers